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just enough loneliness

What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear — Dag Hammarskjöld…

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for the love of all things good ...

don’t scorn another addict, until you have spent a measly fifteen minutes watching this TED talk.

if you had a headache for twenty years, would you not feel the impulse to repeatedly take the only thing that temporarily relieves it? 19 more words


I’m stuck in this place of me. This place between the person I am and the person I desire to be. This gaping bridge between my soul and reality has existed for years. 524 more words

Why I Tell You This

I’m very close to leaving Facebook once and for all. It feels like a lot more trouble than it’s worth. What upsets me so much about it are the ways many of you use it. 982 more words


Who Cares about a Kulchawala? - Short Story

(Kulcha is a type of bread served with a chickpeas curry or chana masala, Chhole kulchey is a common Delhi street food.)

The Kulchalwala

After two years of sitting at home and watching endless hours of daily soaps, Rafiq got bored and decided he wanted to study further. 1,523 more words


At night,

I have seen streetlights

glow on the bark

of trees.

I have squinted

to find shade

in the dark,

and having returned

to well-known spaces, 7 more words